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50+: Live Better, Longer

Senior Exercise Directory

Exercise in older adults is very important for balance, heart health, muscle strength, blood circulation, and more. Exercise may be something fun, like playing golf or tennis, or something very simple such as taking the stairs or parking farther away from the grocery store so you take more steps. Tai chi and yoga are great exercises for those wishing to increase their balance and muscle tone. Water exercises are gentle on the joints but great for your heart and lungs. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how exercise benefits seniors, which exercises are most effective, and much more.

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Thumbnail: Senior Fitness: Why It's Never Too Late to Start

Even people in their 70s and 80s gain benefit when they start to exercise -- as long as they do it safely.

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